Category Archives: Transactions

Brian McCann is officially a Yankee

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The New York Yankees have officially signed catcher Brian McCann to a five-year contract with a vesting option for a sixth year. McCann passed his physical yesterday afternoon. This was pretty rare but Hal Steinbrenner released a statement in the Yankees official press release: "The singular and unwavering desire of this organization is to construct a team ...

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Report: Yankees sign Brian McCann pending physical

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It took until just before Thanksgiving, but the Yankees have finally gotten into the Hot Stove mix, signing the top free agent catcher in the market. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, The Yankees and Brian McCann have agreed to a five-year, $85 Million contract with a 6th year vesting option that would make the ...

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Yankees re-sign Jeter for one-year deal

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This came in about three minutes ago that the Yankees re-signed Captain Derek Jeter to a one-year, $12 Million contract for the 2014 season. Jeter had a $9 Million option for the 2014 season initially in his previous contract. The one-year, $12 Million deal gives Jeter a $3 Million raise. As more developments come in ...

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Yankees close to deal with Larry Rothschild

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During Brian Cashman's press conference a couple of weeks ago, he made it clear that if Joe Girardi returned to the Yankees then he would like to have the coaching staff  return as well. Now that the Yankees have their manager through 2017, they are now closing in on a deal with Yankees pitching coach ...

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Yankees re-sign manager Joe Girardi through 2017

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This just came in a couple of minutes ago, but the Yankees have officially re-signed manager Joe Girardi to a 4-year, $16 Million contract that goes through 2017. Girardi would also earn a post-season bonus. Girardi had been one of the topics during the first week of the offseason, and now fans can finally put the ...

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Yankees finalize trade for Alfonso Soriano


The Yankees officially announced Friday morning that they have acquired Alfonso Soriano from the Cubs in exchange for righty minor leaguer Corey Black. Soriano is in the seventh year of a an eight year $136 million deal. He's still has roughly $24.5 million owed to him on that deal and the Yankees will be on the ...

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Catching up with the Yankees: transactions, injury updates, and MiLB news


The Yankees split the four game series with the Rays over the weekend, hosted Old Timer's Day, and there was even a flurry of minor moves. Let's get right into the weekend recap. TRANSACTIONS • The Yankees obviously activated Ivan Nova over the weekend. Manager Joe Girardi would not say if they were planning on him staying ...

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Yankees trade for failed Mets prospect Fernando Martinez


With all of their injuries, the Yankees needed another outfielder so they traded for former Mets prospect Fernando Martinez and sent the Astros minor league righty Charles Basford in exchange, according to Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle. Martinez, 24, was ranked as high as the No. 22 best prospect in baseball by Baseball America at ...

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